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Dinos Downtown Wheaton​

Downtown Wheaton South Main Street & West Liberty Drive, Wheaton

Dinosaurs invade Downtown Wheaton! This BIG outdoor exhibit features 10 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs throughout Downtown Wheaton this September 25 through October 8, 2023. Enjoy dinosaur-themed specials, activities, and more from...

Event Series MSI Free Admission Day

MSI Free Admission Day

Museum of Science and Industry 5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago

Illinois residents receive free Museum Entry on these 2023 dates: January 9–11, 16–18, 23–25, 30–31 February 1–2, 6–9, 13–14, 16, 21 March 1, 6, 14 April 18, 22 May 4,...

Event Series Going on a Bear Hunt

Going on a Bear Hunt

Palatine Public Library 700 N North Court, Palatine

We'll meet in the storyroom for a telling of Michael Rosen's "We're Going on a Bear Hunt" before heading out on a walk behind the library to find bears.

Event Series Storytime in the Park

Storytime in the Park

Various Locations IL

Come out to your favorite neighborhood parks for songs, rhymes and stories. Don’t forget to bring a blanket and bug spray! For kids of all ages. Tuesdays: Co-Op Park Wednesdays:...

Event Series Lombard Farmers Market

Lombard Farmers Market

Downtown Lombard St. Charles Road & Maple Street, Lombard

Join us Tuesday evenings from May 23 to October 17! Get your farm fresh goods, enjoy local vendors and live entertainment, and gather with your community at Farmers Market!  ...

Outer Space Family Fun with the Discovery Center Museum

Schiller Park Public Library 4200 Old River Road, Schiller Park

The Discovery Center Museum will be here with a variety of fun hands-on activities and stations to explore. Launch a rocket, explore an exoplanet, and space out in the Solar...


Kids’ Spanish Club

Franklin Park Public Library 10311 Grand Avenue, Franklin Park

Beginning Spanish for kids and their families. Play games, sample treats, and have fun!

Event Series Taste of Elmwood Park

Taste of Elmwood Park

Central Park (Elmwood Park) 2430 N 75th Avenue, Elmwood Park

Live entertainment, Elmwood Park's finest restaurants, the Taste lounge cocktail bar featuring local DJ's, beer and wine, kids games and rides.    For information on more events like this, check...

Event Series Tiny Tot Playtime

Tiny Tot Playtime

Wood Dale Public Library 520 N. Wood Dale Road, Wood Dale

Come explore some of the library's new toys and make some new friends. A parent must stay with their child to supervise play. Recommended age: 1- 4 years with an...


The Chalice of the Gods by Rick Riordan Release Party

Indian Prairie Public Library 401 Plainfield Road, Darien

For grades 1–6. Celebrate the newest book, The Chalice of the Gods, in the Percy Jackson universe with games, activities, and blue snacks.


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